Our Assignments


IOD PARC works globally. We have staff based in the UK, Nepal, Australia and France. We partner with our broad and well-established network of partner agencies, associates and locally based consultants to provide comprehensive and context-specific service to our clients. Over the last 22 years, IOD PARC has worked on over 1000 assignments in more than 100 countries world-wide.

Example Assignments

Multilateral Organization Performance Assessment Network (MOPAN) Assessments


Location: Global

Date:2015 - 2022

Through its Secretariat, MOPAN – a network of 18 of the largest official development assistance contributor states – contracted IOD PARC to support methodology development (MOPAN 3.0) and undertake the 2015/16, 2017/18 and 2019 MOPAN organisational assessments. Over this period, IOD PARC undertook 31 MOPAN assessments of UN and non-UN funds and International Financial Institutions (including development banks) and UN specialised agencies and programmes. Using...

Evaluation Quality Assurance and Learning Service (EQuALS)

Client:Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Location: Global

Date:2016 - 2025

IOD PARC has managed FCDO’s external quality assurance service EQuALS since 2016, providing expert technical advice and quality assurance for designing, implementing and learning from evaluation processes. The EQuALS service can provide quality assurance on all evaluations within overseas development assistance expenditure across the UK government. It ensures high quality in FCDO’s evaluation processes as well as identifying value for money improvements in FCDO interventions....

Evaluation of the Division of Specialized Operational Support (DSOS)

Client:United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS)

Location: Global

Date:2021 - 2022

IOD PARC was commissioned under our long-term arrangement for provision of evaluation services with UNDSS to conduct an independent evaluation to determine the effectiveness and efficiency of its Division of Specialized Operational Support in delivering on their global mandate to provide security and safety support to UN agencies and staff. Conducted over a three-month period (Oct to Dec 2021) the evaluation was highly participatory, engaging...

Independent Evaluation of the Implementation of the Development and Business Delivery Model of the African Development Bank

Client:African Development Bank

Location: Africa

Date:2018 - 2019

Supporting the African Development Bank’s reform programme designed to improve its operational efficacy in pursuit of its top five internal priorities.

MOPAN Learning – Partnership Case Study: FAO, IFAD and WFP


Location: Madagascar Bangladesh Jordan Egypt


IOD PARC worked with the MOPAN Secretariat to develop a case study about the concept of partnership in development, focused on the three Rome-based UN Agencies: FAO, IFAD and WFP

Measuring European Investment Bank Results – Gender Equality and Women’s Economic Empowerment

Client:European Investment Bank

Location: Luxembourg

Date:2018 - 2019

Support for a tailored and flexible approach to measuring gender specific results.

Country Strategy and Programme Evaluation – Barbados

Client:Caribbean Development Bank

Location: Barbados

Date:2019 - 2020

Assessing the Bank’s overall support to its Borrowing Member considering strategy, policy dialogue, projects and technical assistance.

Decentralized Evaluation Quality Support Advisory Service

Client:World Food Programme

Location: Italy

Date:2016 - 2020

Building evaluation capacity of evaluation managers within the World Food Programme.